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The cheapest times to fly from DTW to HOU are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • July 30th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DTW to HOU is late January. Prices can be as high as $1668 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $174 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Detroit, MI (DTW) to Houston, TX (HOU) will usually cost between $178 to $517 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $193. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $893. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $700 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $310 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DTW to HOU flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DTW to HOU route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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DTW to HOU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DTW to HOU flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Detroit. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $97 (27%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $267. Return trip prices are from the HOU to DTW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DTW to HOU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from DTW to HOU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Austin – Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, TX

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 29.08% less expensive than HOU
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to AUS flights

Destination alternative #2: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) in Houston, TX

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 19.71% less expensive than HOU
  • Nonstop flights available

See DTW to IAH flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DTW to HOU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from William P Hobby Airport to Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1092 miles or 1757 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DTW to HOU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DTW to HOU flight is about 2 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Detroit, MI and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from DTW to HOU.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code DTW
Origination airport name Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport
City Detroit, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -83.4

Return Airport

Destination code HOU
Destination airport name William P Hobby Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.6
Longitude -95.3

 

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